People who try to go it alone on a resume are faced with dozens of decisions. Unfortunately for them, these are decisions they have not given much thought to, so the probability for errors is very high. The underlying problem when it comes to resume writing for most is that a person really needs to know exactly how others in the employment field think and the methodology they use when reviewing a resume or assessing a candidate in order to write an effective resume. Everything counts when it comes to securing interviews and attracting quality employers with a resume, so just taking a chance with what a person thinks is best is not a wise decisions. It is a fact that people usually make the wrong decision on these items, based on having reviewed hundreds of thousands of resumes over many years. Below are some of the most important decisions a person needs to make on a resume. Handling them correctly correctly makes or breaks the chance for an interview.
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